Key costs to coming to France that are different from other locations?
Difficult to compare with other locations due to the Joint Venture - M&A nature of France’s operation.
Any or all HR type costs (hiring, paying, training, dismissing, etc.)
High cost of personnel, social security and redundancy plan
High opportunity cost related to long regulated procedure of dismissing
GE’s language is English - Bilingual local basis
Integration of French managers into global organization (does it cost more to use French managers than managers from other cultures)?
It is not necessarily more expensive to use French managers than people from other cultures.